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Allardyce: Stadium needs Hammers

August 13, 2012
By ESPN staff
Sam Allardyce believes London's Olympic Stadium could become "a white elephant" if West Ham United do not get the go-ahead to move in as tenants.

Speaking before the centrepiece of the London 2012 Games hosted a spectacular closing ceremony on Sunday night, Allardyce warned that it could go "to wrack and ruin" without the regular use and big crowds that top flight football would provide.

The stadium's future has been a controversial subject, with the Hammers initially denied ...

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